Clifford “Toot” Sterling Wike, 88, of Kleinfeltersville, PA, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA. He was the husband of the late Ethelene Watts Wike.
He was born in Kleinfeltersville on November 6, 1932, a son of the late George and Martha Royer Wike. Clifford was employed for over 40 years at Lancaster Malleable Casting Company and served in the US Army during the Korean War. Earlier in his life, he enjoyed spending time in his second home in Alabama, hunting, riding horses, going to his cabin in Union County, and spending time with his family.
Clifford is survived by granddaughter, Trish Mills and husband Leon Mills, of Lebanon; sisters, Tresia Matthew and husband Dale, of Schaefferstown; brother, Robert Wike and wife Jeanette, of Ephrata; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by son, Ricky Wike; daughter in law, Tina Wike; brothers, Paul Wike, Richard Wike; Donald Wike; sisters, Rosena Levengood, Georgette Haldeman.
Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Kleinfeltersville Cemetery. No Viewing. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling his arrangement. www.clauserfh.com